The Hon. James Wemyss


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth23.2.1725/26CSORN
First Known Service1745CSORN
FatherJames, 5th Earl of WemyssHPO
MotherJanet CharterisHPO
WifeElizabeth Sutherland - Married 29.8.1757HPO
SonGen. William Wemyss, MP (1760–)EWIKI
BrotherLord ElchoHPO
BrotherFrancisHPO
Last Known Service21.4.1756CSORN
Date of Death10.5.1786CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1745 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationRNLPC
26.9.1745 Lieutenant ADM 6/17/290CSORN
24.3.1747/4811.1749Preston (50), First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/493
Issued by Thomas Griffin (1692-1771)
Commission confirmed 29.8.1749
ADM 6/17
12.1.1757 Resigned from the NavyCSORN
7.1.176331.3.1768Elected a Member of Parliament for FifeHPO
14.4.176810.5.1786Elected a Member of Parliament for SutherlandHPO

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
HPOHistory of Parliament online Web Site
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
RNLPCRoyal Navy Lieutenants' Passing Certificates 1691-1902Bruno PappalardoBook
ADM 6/17ADM 6/17 Commission and Warrant Book 1745 18 Sep.-1751 Apr.  Archive

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